If you’re Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and you meet certain criteria, you may be able to get help with your study and housing costs through ABSTUDY. 

To be eligible you must:

  • be in an approved course, Australian Apprenticeship or traineeship
  • not be receiving any other payment to study or train.

ABSTUDY can help with your costs for:

  • study
  • housing
  • living expenses
  • travelling to your place of study (if you need to study away from home).
Last updated: 7 December 2023